Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1981
1-Month
1.77"
(44.96mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1944 1984
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1955
Jul–Aug 1981
2-Month
6.04"
(153.42mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1968
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1955
Ties: 1962
Jun–Aug 1981
3-Month
9.43"
(239.52mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
-1.81"
(-45.98mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1980 1949
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1938
May–Aug 1981
4-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1980 1964
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2006
Apr–Aug 1981
5-Month
16.00"
(406.40mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2006
Ties: 1909
Mar–Aug 1981
6-Month
16.76"
(425.70mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
-5.90"
(-149.86mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1901
Feb–Aug 1981
7-Month
24.44"
(620.78mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Jan–Aug 1981
8-Month
25.35"
(643.89mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
-4.16"
(-105.66mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Dec 1980–Aug 1981
9-Month
26.68"
(677.67mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
-6.66"
(-169.17mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Nov 1980–Aug 1981
10-Month
30.41"
(772.41mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
-6.95"
(-176.53mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1984
Oct 1980–Aug 1981
11-Month
34.52"
(876.81mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
-6.36"
(-161.54mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2006
Sep 1980–Aug 1981
12-Month
36.28"
(921.51mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
-8.38"
(-212.85mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2006
Mar 1980–Aug 1981
18-Month
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
-8.50"
(-215.90mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1984
Sep 1979–Aug 1981
24-Month
76.08"
(1,932.43mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
-13.13"
(-333.50mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2006
Sep 1978–Aug 1981
36-Month
126.73"
(3,218.94mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
-7.12"
(-180.85mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2008
Sep 1977–Aug 1981
48-Month
180.08"
(4,574.03mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2009
Sep 1976–Aug 1981
60-Month
223.10"
(5,666.74mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/